The National Science Foundation commits $4 million for iconic research program, now operating in sixth decade
Temperature-regulated rooms for research (and a new microscope) are in works for Institute
An Oregon painter offers a unique perspective on ocean research through BIOS cruise
A former fishing captain now supports the BIOS-operated research vessel Atlantic Explorer
BIOS and BUEI collaborate on winter camp for kids
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CORAL reports on recent field campaign to the Great Barrier Reef.
New collaboration offers unique opportunity for coral science, conservation, tourism, and education.
Ten thousand pounds of boat parts, tires, and other debris removed during annual event.
Waterspouts and hours at the microscope are part of the BIOS experience for undergraduate researcher.
A new study by researchers at BIOS and other research institutions reveals that corals also have an impact on the microbes in waters surrounding them.
Three summer interns from different academic backgrounds contribute to BIOS research.
James Galloway, a BIOS board member for 34 years, reflects on his contributions to our understanding of Earth’s chemical systems
BIOS programs support a local senior school student’s engineering interest.
A conversation with BIOS Oceanographic Technical Services Manager Justin Smith.
Global marine research project, Ocean Tech, aims to inspire more young women to pursue science and engineering careers via a media campaign that champions the team’s leading female scientists and engineers.
Princeton students and BIOS coral reef ecologist benefit from research collaboration.
New state-of-the-art facility enhances education, research analyses, and glider operations.
How one Connecticut family sent three generations to BIOS to study science.
Bermudian Walywn Hughes has served the BIOS board since 1969.
A global team, including a lead scientist from BIOS, brings attention to the health of the deep ocean.
BIOS-SCOPE scientists go to sea to catch microbes and marine life as they transform organic matter in the ocean
Coral reef ecologist Gretchen Goodbody-Gringley lends expertise as chief scientist
Cullers capture invasive fish while chefs transform them into popular fare
The 13th annual International Coral Reef Symposium (ICRS) convened in Honolulu, Hawaii in June with more than 2,500 scientists, policy makers and managers in attendance from 70 countries.
A paper co-authored by BIOS President and CEO William Curry found that there was a period during the last ice age when temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere went on a rollercoaster ride, plummeting and then rising again every 1,500 years or so. Those abrupt climate changes wreaked havoc on ecosystems, but their cause has been something of a mystery.
Mark Guishard, who heads the Risk Prediction Initiative at BIOS, was elected in June as a Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society.
Scientists recount discoveries and collaboration in honor of Bermuda’s Tudor Hill Marine Atmospheric Observatory restoration
New BIOS faculty member Damian Grundle studies how this life-sustaining nutrient cycles in the ocean
Climatologist Hans Christian Steen-Larsen joined BIOS in March as an adjunct scientist, to continue and expand his innovative research at the Tudor Hill Marine Atmospheric Observatory. Currently a researcher at the Center for Ice and Climate at the University of Copenhagen, Steen-Larsen has traversed the globe gathering data to reconstruct past climates and to improve current climate models.
The COral Reef Airborne Laboratory, known as CORAL, will use a state-of-the-art spectrometer to map reefs in four locations: Hawaii, Palau, the Mariana Islands, and parts of the Great Barrier Reef. These maps will provide a baseline comparison for future surveys. Climate change and the recent widespread coral bleaching events make such a project only more urgent. Read more at Wired.com
NASA's new COral Reef Airborne Laboratory (CORAL), a three-year field study of Earth’s valuable coral reef ecosystems, is mounting an operations readiness test in Hawaii, in early June. Media are invited to meet the scientists, learn about the mission and see CORAL research equipment on June 9, from noon to 4 p.m. HST at the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB).
Quentin Lewis, a former ship captain, university employee, and small business owner, joins BIOS staff.
Publishing in Aging Cell, researchers from the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory and the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences reported their findings on aging in three sea urchin species, including red sea urchins.
Hundreds of students and community members attended April’s engineering challenge.
Middle school event will be held April 30 at the National Sports Centre
Twenty-eight teams from nine schools and educational organizations will converge on the National Sports Centre on Saturday, April 30, for the 2016 MATE Bermuda Regional ROV Challenge.
BIOS training leads to diverse careers in marine and atmospheric sciences, and beyond
Since it’s inception forty years ago, the Bermuda Program at BIOS has provided more than 150 Bermudian college students with a paid summer internship and practical experience in marine or atmospheric research.
Students from many disciplines can hone career skills, broaden perspective, and find inspiration at BIOS
BIOS staff among the judges and technical experts for “Fishackathon”
Fishackathon 2016 took place on Earth Day weekend (April 22 to 24) in 42 locations around the world, including, for the first time, Bermuda. The event brought together computer programmers to find creative ways to collect and analyze data for solutions to fisheries and marine issues.
A conversation with Nearshore Marine Spatial Planning Coordinator Kevin Mayall.
Chloe Emerson applied results from her first BIOS internship to a second study examining how ocean acidification impacts sea urchin spines.
BIOS technicians, who conduct research from the BIOS-operated research vessel Atlantic Explorer, shared their work this month at a premier ocean sciences meeting.
Teachers from around the world are invited to dive into educational field study techniques in oceanography, ecology, and geology.
Volunteer judges will assist with the event on April 30th for competing teams of middle school students.
It is with sadness that BIOS announces the death of oceanographer John A. Knauss, 90, who served the Institute for 10 years as a board member and later as a trustee until 2005.
An anonymous donor has awarded BIOS $6 million to support collaborative research on the distinctive microbial communities of the Sargasso Sea over the next five years.
Instruments installed to restore long-term projects and begin new ones.
BIOS researcher’s work with Princeton student sheds light on lionfish prowling deeper waters.
BIOS scientist and CORAL principle investigator Eric Hochberg explains the CORAL mission in a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) news release.
MARINE students call Antarctic research station to learn more about careers using ROVs.